Web Resources

Websites about the Society of Jesus and Jesuit life

Recommended Books

Books by or about St. Ignatius of Loyola

  • Ignatius of Loyola: The Pilgrim Saint.
    by J. Ignacio Tellechea Idigoras; translated by Cornelius Michael Buckley, SJ.
  • Ignatius of Loyola: The Spiritual Exercises and Selected Works.
    edited by George E. Ganss, SJ, & Edward J. Malatesta, SJ.
  • Ignatius of Loyola: The Psychology of a Saint.
    by William W. Meissner. Yale Univ Press, 1994.
  • Ignatius of Loyola: Personal Writings: Reminiscences, Spiritual Diary, Select Letters Including the Text of the Spiritual Exercises.
    translated by Joseph A. Munitiz and Philip Endean. Saint Ignatius Press, 1997.

Books About Ignatian Spirituality

  • Ignatian Spirituality (coming soon)

Books About The Society of Jesus (The Jesuits)

  • A Jesuit Tale.
    by John F. Shekleton. Rutledge Books, 2000.
  • Bamboo Swaying in the Wind: A Survivor's Story of Faith and Imprisonment in Communist China.
    by Claudia Devaux, George Bernard Wong, SJ. 2000.
  • Jesuit Saints & Martyrs: Short Biographies of the Saints, Blessed, Venerables, and Servants of God of the Society of Jesus.
    by Joseph N. Tylenda, SJ.
  • The Jesuits and the Third Reich (Texts and Studies in Religion, Vol 39.
    by Vincent A. Lapomarda. Edwin Mellen Press, 1989.
  • The Origin of the Jesuits.
    by James Brodrick, SJ, and Joseph N. Tylenda, SJ. Loyola Press, 1997.
  • This Our Exile: A Spiritual Journey with the Refugees in East Africa.
    by James Martin, SJ.
  • The Secrets of Jesuit Breadmaking: Recipes and Traditions from Jesuit Bakers Around the World.
    by Rick Curry, SJ. Harperperennial Library, 1995.

Movies About The Society of Jesus

  • The Mission (1986)
    Director: Roland Joffe. Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons. A man of the sword and a man of the cloth, both Jesuit missionaries, defy the colonial forces of mighty Spain and Portugal as they attempt to save an Indian tribe in mid-18th Century South America from slavery.

Books by USF Jesuits

[by Current or Former Members of the USF Jesuit Community]

  • Christology: A Biblical, Historical, and Systematic Study of Jesus Christ.
    by Gerald O'Collins, SJ (September 1995)
  • Deepening Christian Life: Integrating Faith and Maturity.
    by Francis J. Buckley, SJ
  • Focus on Jesus: Essays in Christology and Soteriology.
    by Gerald O'Collins, SJ, and Daniel Kendall, SJ
  • Horizons of Criticism: An Assessment of Religious-Literary Options
    by Vernon Ruland, SJ
  • Imagining the Sacred: Soundings in World Religions (Faith Meets Faith)..
    by Vernon Ruland, SJ (October 1998)
  • Los Sacramentos: Doctrina Catolica Elemental Sobre Los Sacramentos Para Hispanos Adultos y Sus Familias.
    by Maria De La Cruz Aymes and Francis J. Buckley, SJ (October 1990)
  • Sacred Lies and Silences: A Psychology of Religious Disguise.
    by Vernon Ruland, SJ (March 1994)
  • Team Teaching: What Why, and How?
    by Francis J. Buckley, SJ (December 1, 1999)
  • The Bible for Theology: Ten Principles for the Theological Use of Scripture.
    by Gerald O'Collins, SJ, and Daniel Kendall, SJ (November 1997)
  • The Resurrection: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Resurrection of Jesus.
    edited by Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall, SJ, and Gerald O'Collins, SJ (January 1999).
  • The Trinity: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Trinity.
    edited by Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall, SJ, and Gerald O'Collins, SJ (March 2000)